ZIM vs BAN Today Match Prediction, 1st ODI, 5th August 2022


Match Details: 

  • Match –  Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe (ZIM vs BAN)
  • Date – Friday, August 05, 2022
  • Match Format – ODI
  • Venue – Harare Sports Club, Harare
  • Time- 12:30 PM (IST)
  • Weather- Mostly sunny (25 degrees Celsius)


Welcome to the ZIM vs BAN Today Prediction curated by Kheltalk cricket experts. After clinching a landmark series win against Bangladesh in the 3 T20I series with 2-1, Zimbabwe is again facing Bangladesh in the 3 ODI match series. The 1st ODI match of the Bangladesh tour of Zimbabwe, 2022 will be played on August 5 (Friday) at Harare Sports Club, Harare. Keep on reading for more information on the ZIM vs BAN game. 

When Zimbabwe plays Bangladesh in the first ODI match of the series, there will be a sense of expectancy and eagerness in spectators. After a record maiden T20I series win over a higher-ranked side, the Zimbabwe team has pulled up their socks for the ODI series against Bangladesh. The host is looking in great form with the belligerence of Sikandar Raza, Wessely Madhevere, and Burl. 

On the other hand, on paper, Bangladesh appears to be the superior team, but not really on this Bangladesh tour of Zimbabwe. The visitor’s players have not performed up to the marks in ZIM vs BAN series. However, despite all Bangladesh is known for its comeback. 

Basic Stats:

Top Batsmen

Sikandar Raza – 127 runs, 158.75 strike rate

Ryan Burl – 86 runs 145.76 strike rate

Litton Das – 101 runs, 174.14 strike rate

Afif Hossain – 79 runs, 125.40 strike rate

Top Bowler

Mosaddek Hossain – 7 wickets

Mustafizur Rahman – 4 wickets

Victor Nyauchi – 3 wickets

Luke Jongwe – 3 wickets

Also Read: ZIM vs BAN Today Match Prediction, 3rd T20I, 2nd August 2022

Match Prediction, Who will win?

Scenario 1- If ZIM bats first

  • First Innings score prediction – ZIM is expected to score 240 plus runs
  • Result prediction – BAN is likely to win by 4 wickets

Scenario 2- If BAN bats first

  • First Innings score prediction- BAN is expected to score 280 plus runs
  • Result prediction- BAN will win the match by 30 plus runs.

Bangladesh will win

The batting-friendly Harare Sports Club is anticipated to help the batters once more in this situation. Zimbabwe and Bangladesh have faced off three times in the three-match T20I series, and Zimbabwe has won the series by 2-1, but with Liton Das and Afif Hossain back in form, Bangladesh is looking the better side to win in the 50 over ODI series. 

Playing 11

Bangladesh Squad: Litton Das, Parvez Hossain Emon, Anamul Haque (wk), Najmul Hossain Shanto, Afif Hossain, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain (c), Mahedi Hasan, Nasum Ahmed , Hasan Mahmud, Mustafizur Rahman

Zimbabwe Squad: Regis Chakabva (wk), Craig Ervine (c), Wesley Madhevere, Sikandar Raza, Sean Williams, Brad Evans, Milton Shumba, Ryan Burl, Luke Jongwe, Victor Nyauchi, John Masara

Teams Squad

Bangladesh ODI Squad: Tamim Iqbal (c), Liton Das, Anamul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan (wk), Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Nasum Ahmed, Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Hasan Mahmud, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mosaddek Hossain, Taijul Islam.

Zimbabwe ODI Squad: Regis Chakabva (wk), Craig Ervine (c), Wesley Madhevere, Sikandar Raza, Sean Williams, Brad Evans, Milton Shumba, Ryan Burl, Luke Jongwe, Victor Nyauchi, John Masara, Wellington Masakadza, Richard Ngarava, Tanaka Chivanga, Tony Munyonga, Tadiwanashe Marumani, Roy Kaia